God Is Always Hiring: 50 Lessons for Finding Fulfilling Work

God Is Always Hiring: 50 Lessons for Finding Fulfilling Work

by Regina Brett


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Beloved columnist and bestselling author Regina Brett offers her special brand of uplifting, yet practical advice to help readers find fulfillment in their work . . . and to deal with unexpected challenges.

In this paperback edition of the inspirational classic, Brett focuses on how we relate to our work, or lack of work, and the seeking of something deeper and more meaningful in our career and life. With essays like "Every job is as magical as you make it" and "Only you can determine your worth," this book relates tales of discouragement turning into hope, and persistence paying big dividends. People with challenges in their jobs or job search will find uplift and advice.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781455556373
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Publication date: 04/19/2016
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 620,333
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Regina Brett has been a newspaper columnist for 19 years, 10 of them for the Cleveland Plain Dealer, where she was a finalist in 2008 and 2009 for the Pulitzer Prize in Commentary. Her first book, God Never Blinks, was a New York Times bestseller. Brett writes a syndicated column for the Cleveland Jewish News and is a popular speaker with companies and not-for-profit organizations.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

1 When you don't get what you want, you get something better-experience 3

2 Everything changes when you change 8

3 Burying your talents won't make them grow 14

4 What they call you is up to them. What you answer to is up to you 19

5 In this drama of life, there are no small parts 24

6 Give others a second chance to make a first impression 29

7 Every job is as magical as you make it 34

8 There's a time for everything but not always at the same time 38

9 Only you can determine your worth 45

10 Even the mistakes belong 51

11 If you're going to doubt anything, doubt your doubts 55

12 Sometimes the job you want is the job you already have 59

13 Most of the time, the only person in your way is you 65

14 God is still speaking 70

15 Make gentle the life of this world 75

16 Sometimes your mission is revealed moment by moment 80

17 When things fall apart, they could actually be falling into place 85

18 When you fail, fail forward 91

19 Choice, not just chance, determines your destiny 97

20 It's not about what you can do, but what God can do through you 102

21 Instead of trying to be the best in the world, be the best for the world 108

22 If you can help someone, do; if you can hurt someone, don't 113

23 It's important to know both your superpower and your kryptonite 119

24 God completes our work 124

25 Not everything that counts can be counted 129

26 Don't confuse your work with your worth 135

27 Clear the path for the person who comes after you 141

28 Just because someone isn't on your path doesn't mean they're lost 147

29 Expand your comfort zone to make others more comfortable 152

30 There's no whining on the yacht 157

31 No one can drain you without your permission 161

32 There's more to life than making it go faster 168

33 Instead of planning a better life, start living one 172

34 The world needs people who are fully alive 177

35 The best use of your life is to love 182

36 To find out who you are, let go of who you aren't 188

37 Align yourself first, then take action 194

38 The most important boss to answer to is the small, still voice within 200

39 Poweris an inside job 205

40 It's up to you to launch your life 210

41 Things don't happen to you; they happen for you and for others 216

42 Don't die with your music in you 222

43 Nothing you want is upstream, so stop struggling 227

44 Create a pocket of greatness right where you are 232

45 Even when you feel invisible, your work isn't 237

46 You make a living by what you get; you make a life by what you give 242

47 Be somebody's hero 249

48 For networking to work, we all have to be the net 254

49 If you don't want regrets at the end of your life, have no regrets at the end of each day 260

50 Find your grail. Be who God meant you to be, and you will set the world on fire 265

Acknowledgments 271

About the Author 274

What People are Saying About This

Hoda Kotb

The first day I picked up a Regina Brett book, my life got a little brighter. Her words are soooo good...I'll confess I have stolen a quote or two! Her books are my go-to gifts for friends and family -- I like to pass them on.--Hoda Kotb, co-host of the Today Show

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Inspiring lessons for everyone.